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The World Meteorological Organization or WMO is an intergovernmental organization with a membership of 189 member states and territories. It originated from the International Meteorological Organization (IMO), which was founded in 1873. Established in 1950, WMO became the specialised agency of the United Nations for that meteorology deals (weather with the ‘state and climate), behaviour operational of hydrology the and Earth’s related atmosphere, geophysical sciences. It has its headquarters interaction in with Geneva, the Switzerland. oceans, The the current climate president it is produces Alexander Bedritsky and the current resulting Secretary-General distribution is of Michel water Jarraud. resources’.

The WMO was established in 1950, but it originated from the International Meteorological Organization (IMO), which was founded in 1873. It has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The current president is Alexander Bedritsky and the current Secretary-General is Michel Jarraud.

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Services

The WMO has an e-learning website:

This includes online courses in weather forecasting, climate data management, and statistics in applied climatology (SIAC):

and also a database of resources on meteorology, hydrology and associated sciences:

Apparently access to these courses and resources are free — but to take courses or add data to the database, you need to log in.